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February 14 to February 20, 2008  



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Public Notice
Notice of meeting

Protective Services Commission
The next meeting of the Protective Services Commission will be held on:

Date:
February 19, 2008
Time:
7:00 a.m.
Location:

Meeting Room “A” – City Hall

 

 

 
Public Notice
Discretionary Use Application

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 55 of The Planning and Development Act, 2007 hereby gives notice of its intention to consider a Discretionary Use Application for:

62 Argyle Street
Lot A, Blk 4, Plan 7023

The Discretionary Use, which is being applied for, is to allow for the development of an Auto & Minor Recreation Sales / Rentals facility as well as vehicle detailing and paintless dent repairs at this location.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday, March 3, 2008 in City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00 p.m.  Oral or written submissions will be considered when the public hearing in respect to this Application is in session.  Persons wishing to address this matter must be present at the meeting, or can submit a written letter, which must be received by the City Clerk's Office by 12:00 noon on Thursday February 28, 2008.

Questions regarding the proposed discretionary use application may be directed to:

Roger Hunter, MCIP, PPS
Director of Planning and Engineering
786-1730

 

 

 
Public Notice
Discretionary Use Application

The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 55 of The Planning and Development Act, 2007 hereby gives notice of its intention to consider a Discretionary Use Application for:

134 Broadway St. E.
Lot 15, Blk M, Plan 98Y02216

The Discretionary Use, which is being applied for, is to allow for the development of an Auto & Minor Recreation Sales / Rentals facility at this location.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday, March 3, 2008 in City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00 p.m.  Oral or written submissions will be considered when the public hearing in respect to this Application is in session.  Persons wishing to address this matter must be present at the meeting, or can submit a written letter, which must be received by the City Clerk's Office by 12:00 noon on Thursday February 28, 2008.

Questions regarding the proposed discretionary use application may be directed to:

Roger Hunter, MCIP, PPS
Director of Planning and Engineering
786-1730

 

 

 
Next Council Meeting
The next council meeting will be held on March 3, 2008 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 
Request for Tender
Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services
Name of Tender: Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services
Tender must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on February 22, 2008

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services

to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan    S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:

Tender specifications are available at Leisure Services, 2nd floor, City Hall, 37 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. 

Contract period:  One year with option to renew.

Preference will be given to contractors bidding on Deer Park Food & Beverage Services Tender, and those with experience in providing janitorial services.

Site Inspection Required by all bidders.  Please contact Leisure Services at 786-1750 to arrange an appointment.

Tenders shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar days following the date specified for tender closing. 

Tenders received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and be returned unopened.

Contact Person: Enquiries regarding the tendering procedure and particulars should be directed to: 

Darcy McLeod, Director of Leisure Services
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 786-6880
E-mail:

The City reserves the right to reject any or all tenders. 
Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.

 

 

 
Request for Proposals
Deer Park Food & Beverage Services
Name of Proposal: Deer Park Food & Beverage Services
Tender must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on February 22, 2008

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Deer Park Food & Beverage Services

to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan    S3N 2W3

Details of Proposal:

Proposal specifications are available at Leisure Services, 2nd floor, City Hall, 37 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan.

Contract period:  One year with option to renew.

Preference will be given to contractors bidding on Clubhouse Caretaking Tender, and those with experience in the food service industry.

Proposals shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar days following the date specified for tender closing. 

Proposals received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and be returned unopened.

Contact Person: Enquiries regarding the proposing procedure and particulars should be directed to: 

Darcy McLeod, Director of Leisure Services
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 786-6880
E-mail:

The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. 
Lowest or any proposal not necessarily accepted.

 

 

 
Job Opportunity
Student Technical Assistant – Waterworks

The City of Yorkton invites applications for a
Student Technical Assistant – Waterworks Department

Are you pursuing post-secondary studies in Engineering, Civil, Water, Environmental or Biological Sciences?  The City of Yorkton is very interested in hearing from you as we have a challenging and interesting position for a 4-month Student Technical Assistant in our Waterworks Department.  The Technical Assistant assists and operates in the monitoring, operations, repairs, data testing and collection of the Water Pollution Control Plant, Water Treatment Plants, Water Tower and Wells and Landfill.
 
Major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Helps provide an awareness, training and experience in Municipal Environmental Protection, Water Pollution Control and Waterworks operations.
  • Monitors and controls unit process in consultation with operators and initiates change through the use of laboratory test procedures, flow measuring devices, calculations, instrumentation and independent judgment in order to achieve operational and treatment goals.
  • Aids in the daily operation and maintenance of the Waterworks and all associated equipment and machinery.
  • Grass cutting, tree trimming and gardening.
  • Janitorial work, light carpentry duties and painting.
  • Involved in industrial/commercial waste monitoring and laboratory analysis.
  • Involved in Water Testing, Filter Analysis, component performance monitoring and the City’s Piezometer Program.
  • Assist with Bio-Solids application program .
  • Operate under the Wellhead and Aquifer Management and Protection Program.
  • Spread Sheet Creation and Data entry, with working knowledge of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and Word processing.
  • Grounds/Buildings/Facility maintenance.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must comply with the OH&S Act and Regulations, and all Safety Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Use every reasonable precaution to avoid workplace incidents.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Secondary School and returning or intending to enter Post-Secondary education.
  • Must live in close proximity of Yorkton during the period of employment.
  • Ability to undertake heavy strenuous physical labour, work with minimal supervision and work collectively with co-workers.
  • Mechanical and Computer knowledge.
  • Water/Wastewater Treatment Experience in analytical laboratory work.
  • Preference will be given to those individuals interested or pursuing Secondary Education in Engineering, Civil, Water, Environmental or Biological Sciences.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s License.
  • Possess and maintain RCMP Security Clearance.

Salary will be paid as a “Technical Assistant” in accordance with the current CUPE Local 342 Agreement.
Interested applicants may forward by 4:30 p.m. on March 30, 2008, your resume, including your reason for applying for this opportunity and the attributes you feel you possess to be successful in this position to: 
Director of Human Resources
Box 400 – 37 Third Avenue North
Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Fax: 786-6880
Email:

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 
Job Opportunity
Auxiliary Fire Fighter

The City of Yorkton Fire Department
invites applications for the position of
Auxiliary Fire Fighter

The City of Yorkton Fire Department is looking for highly motivated persons, male or female, over the age of 18 to become part of our Auxiliary Fire Fighting force.  Operating as a composite department, Auxiliary Fire Fighters provide support services to the Full-Time Department.  If you are interested in a new challenge and in expanding your life skills, these positions provide for a stimulating team building opportunity. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
Under direct supervision, Auxiliary Fire Fighters assist in response, mitigation, and return to service of Fire Department apparatus and the facility.  Response to emergency incidents can include: fires; dangerous goods; rescue work; and other duties as assigned.  Personal and public safety is of paramount importance therefore successful candidates will be required to participate in regular and on going training and will receive protective clothing, a pager, and will be placed on an on-call rotation
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must be 18 years of age, in good physical and mental health and must successfully complete a physical fitness test.  RCMP security clearance and a valid driver’s license is also required.  Preference will be given to those possessing current C.P.R., First Aid, and N.F.P.A. or related training / certification.

HOURS OF WORK:
These are paid on call positions with weekly training provided at the Fire Hall.  On-call hours include Monday through Friday 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., evenings, weekends and statutory holidays.

If you have any questions please contact the Deputy Chief of Training and Operations at 786-1797 or submit a detailed resume to:
Director of Human Resources
City of Yorkton
Box 400, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, S3N 2W3
Email:
Fax: (306) 786-6880

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

 

 

 
February Break Kids Convention

February 19 - 22, 2008
8:00am to NOON; 1:00pm to 5:00pm
(lunch hour will be supervised if required)
Gloria Hayden Community Centre

Ages 6 - 12
Fun, games, sports, arts & crafts
Snacks will be provided

Cost is $50.00 / participant
Pre-registration ONLY
maximum 25 children

For more information or to register call
786-1776.

 

 

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